Staying in balance
“I got a big bucket full of these elders just from this bush right outside my house and I went on the internet and I found a recipe for boiling them up with some lemon and sugar and what else- grated orange peel and I made this really nice kind of drink full of vitamin C and that was only a couple of litres of it but it was really nice.”
When Tony had enough money, he could afford cholesterol-busting margarine. Unfortunately, his finances had worsened through a mistake with his benefit calculations. This meant days when all he had to eat was a bag of chips or boiled rice. To offset this impact on his health and well-being, Tony was able to make the most of nutritious berries growing wild in the street outside his house. However, these will not last long and his balance remains precarious.